Kloß

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German klōz, from Proto-Germanic *klautaz. Related to Middle Low German klōt, Proto-Germanic *klūtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *glūdos. Also related to Old Norse klútr (kerchief) (whence Danish klud), English clout, dialect Russian глуда (gluda). More at cleat.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Kloss (Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kloß m (genitive Kloßes, plural Klöße, diminutive Klößchen n)

  1. lump
  2. dumpling

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